The Delhi High Court has handed down India’s first post-trial SEP decision in an eagerly awaited case involving DVD player patents. However, a closer look at the details suggests the judgment has limited value as a precedent for similar disputes
There are benefits and risks attached to the implementation of open and proprietary standards in ICT, both from a business and consumer perspective. It is therefore vital to get the balance right.
The heads of IP at Swedish auto maker Volvo Car Corporation and Swiss wireless communications supplier u-blox AG believe that the agency must play a central role in deciding on mobile technology standard essential patents
Makan Delrahim, the assistant attorney general for the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice, has been comfirmed as the keynote speaker at Patent Licensing 2018, IAM's annual event focusing on the key issues affecting licensees and… Read more
In the aftermath of IBM’s recent $83.5 million patent infringement victory over Groupon, Big Blue’s counsel in the case John Desmarais told IAM that the award was another sign that the market was improving for licensors.
He described the tech… Read more
The world’s biggest patent and trademark offices by annual application volume are combining. Functions should be integrated by the autumn, but similar deadlines have been pushed back already.
The Trump administration’s probe into Chinese IP practices that are allegedly harming US interests may be politically charged but is being welcomed by many tech companies. However, it may be US developments which are giving Chinese entities a helping hand Read more